[PATCH] Stop pmac_zilog from abusing 8250's device numbers.

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Wed Apr 4 17:04:42 EST 2007

On Tue, 3 Apr 2007, David Miller wrote:
> From: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
> Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2007 01:19:59 -0400
> > I don't see why that 'should' be the case. Certainly it _isn't_ the case
> > on most supported platforms -- we have separate device numbers, and
> > names, for most types of ports. There's only one or two drivers which
> > abuse ttySn for anything other than 8250 ports.
> sunsu, sunzilog, pmac_zilog, sunsab, etc.


> The list is longer than you think.  In fact the convention is
> very well established.

And I guess the recently revived Atari serial driver, too.



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